EPPO Global Database

Heracleum mantegazzianum(HERMZ)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-07-19

Basic information
  • EPPO code: HERMZ
  • Preferred name: Heracleum mantegazzianum
  • Authority: Sommier & Levier

Notes

Caucasus. Cultivated as an ornamental plant in parks and gardens, and frequently naturalized. Invasive, but the main problem comes from its dermal toxicity which creates a serious risk for the public

Regulated in several European countries (e.g. Denmark, Poland).

WSSA list of weeds in North America. DAISIE



Other scientific names
Name Authority
Heracleum circassicum Mandenova
Heracleum giganteum Hornemann
Heracleum grossheimii Mandenova

Common names
Name Language
cartwheel flower English
giant cow parsnip English
giant hogweed English (GB)
Siberian cow-parsnip English
Herkulesstaude German
kaukasischer Bärenklau German
Riesenbärenklau German
berce de Mantegazzi French
berce du Caucase French
branca ursina falsa Spanish
perejil gigante Spanish
berce de Mantegazzi Italian
panace di Mantegazzi Italian
panace gigante Italian
kaukasische berenklauw Dutch
reuzenberenklauw Dutch
jättefloka Swedish
kaukasisk jättefloka Swedish
борщевик мантегацци Russian
борщевик Мантегацци Russian
kæmpebjørneklo Danish
kæmpe-bjørneklo Danish
kjempebjønnkjeks Norwegian
kaukasianjättiputki Finnish
barszcz kaukaski Polish
barszcz mantegazyjski Polish
barszcz Mantegazziego Polish
kaukázusi medvetalp Hungarian
šapika  Croatian
bolševník velkolepý Czech
boľševník obrovský Slovak